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ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- The spotlight is going to be on the Detroit Lions special teams for the near future.
Every mistake will be magnified because of the two punt returns and two kick returns allowed for touchdowns in a recent two-game stretch.
This weeks goat is return specialist Stefan Logan, who muffed a punt on a fair catch at the Detroit 27-yard line early in the second half of Mondays 13-7 loss at Chicago.
Logan also muffed another punt earlier in the game, but he was fortunate that time that the ball bounced off his foot and went out of bounds.
The Lions drafted two other return specialists over the last couple years -- receivers Titus Young and Ryan Broyles -- but coach Jim Schwartz indicated during his Tuesday news conference that there are no plans to make a change right now.
Were still confident in Stefan, Schwartz said. Hes also made a lot of plays for us. Just last week, he sparked us with a big return (48-yard punt return at Philadelphia).
Those guys (Young and B...
BEST OF MAXIM
Lions second-round selection Ryan Broyles made his first contributions of the season for Detroit, catching three balls for 51 yards and a score. They were his first catches of the season after rehabing from an ACL injury he suffered last November at Oklahoma.Fantasy Spin:Titus Young and Broyles will both see plenty of opportunities with Burleson gone for the season due to a broken...
The Detroit Lions are counting on three players to make up for the loss of receiver Nate Burleson.
Second-year pro Titus Young and rookie Ryan Broyles take a big step up the depth chart at receiver. And tight end Tony Scheffler should get more chances to catch passes from the slot.
''Anytime somebody goes down, someone has to step up and I just happen to be the one that...
SOCIAL MEDIA SMACK TALK
Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall took to Twitter following the game Monday night to call out Lions defensive lineman Ndomukong Suh for his sack of Jay Cutler.
When a guy nicknamed Megatron is wide open and drops a pass for a big play on your opening drive, youre probably in for a long night.
It was indeed a very long night for the Detroit Lions.
Despite a valiant effort by their improving defense, the Lions failed to win a game they desperately needed for their playoff hopes Monday night.
The Chicago Bears shut down the Lions once-powerful...
Wideout Brian Robiskie was signed by the Detroit Lions to replace Nate Burleson.Fantasy Spin:Robiskie will take his roster spot, but Burleson's targets will go to Titus Young and Ryan Broyles. Robiskie has no fantasy value at this time.
Hey, at least Ndamukong Suh didn’t stomp on Jay Cutler after sacking him during Monday Night Football between the Bears and Lions. Cutler returned to the game, but had to go to the locker room early during halftime for rib evaluation.
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Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall isn't happy with Ndamukong Suh and his violent play on Monday night. Although the Lions defensive tackle was not flagged and will not be fined for the controversial play on quarterback Jay Cutler, Marshall took his rage to Twitter after the game.
"A Suh. What u did to Jay wasn't cool. Great players don't have to do that,"...
Seahawks vs Lions Gambling?
Headline: Hawks Look to Bounce Back in Motor City
The Seattle Seahawks fly east this week off 10 days rest looking to rebound from a 13-6 loss at San Francisco. Their opposition this week the Detroit Lions who themselves are coming off a close low scoring loss on Monday night.
It looks like your classic Offense vs. Defense matchup in this one needless...
Bears and Lions. Doesn’t exactly have the same aura as Bears and Packers but in this day the rivalry is just as big, if not bigger. Although the Bears players have taken the high road when asked about their hatred toward the Lions it no secret there is no love lost here.This Lions bunch has been labeled dirty -- no matter how much fourth-year quarterback Matthew Stafford wants...
With Halloween just around the corner, Chicago's aptly nicknamed Monsters of the Midway lived up to their menacing moniker by absolutely dominating the Detroit Lions at Soldier Field on Monday Night Football. The 13-7 final score was not actually indicative of the brutal beating that the vaunted Bears' defense bestowed upon the lackluster Lions' offense.In fact, the...